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October 1, 2022, 5:50 PM

Turkish minister says deadly gun attack was 'America-based'

A police officer was killed in a gun attack in the country’s south.
October 1, 2022, 5:50 PM
September 21, 2022, 6:03 PM

Helicopter crashes en route to Turkish wildfire; 2 killed

A firefighting helicopter has crashed as it headed to the Turkish port of Marmaris to combat a wildfire, killing two Russian crew members
September 21, 2022, 6:03 PM
Wildfire breaks out in Turkey's seaside resort of Marmaris
September 11, 2022, 9:47 AM

Turkey says Greek coast guard fires on cargo ship in Aegean

Turkey says Greek coast guard ships have opened fire on a cargo vessel sailing in international waters in the Aegean Sea
September 11, 2022, 9:47 AM
Turkey says Greek Coast Guard fires on cargo ship in Aegean
1 month ago

Greece warns allies of Turkey conflict danger amid tension

Greece’s government has written to its NATO and European Union partners and the U.N. chief, urging the formal condemnation of increasingly aggressive rhetoric from neighboring Turkey
1 month ago
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Turkey says Greek missiles locked on its fighters over Med

Turkey's state-run news agency says Greek surface-to-air missiles locked on to Turkish F-16 fighter jets carrying out a reconnaissance mission in international airspace
1 month ago
Turkey says Greek missiles locked on its fighters over Med
1 month ago

Turkey says Greece harassed its jets during NATO mission

Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish officials have summoned the Greek military attaché and lodged a complaint with NATO after Greek jets allegedly harassed Turkish F-16s during a NATO mission
1 month ago
Turkey says Greece harassed its jets during NATO mission
1 month ago

Turkey's Erdogan vows continued support for Palestinians

Turkey's president says his country's reconciliation with Israel will in no way diminish Ankara's support for the Palestinian cause
1 month ago
Turkey's Erdogan vows continued support for Palestinians
1 month ago

32 killed in highway crashes in Turkey

Two separate highway disasters 150 miles away from each other each involved vehicles slamming into earlier crash scenes.
1 month ago
32 killed in highway crashes in Turkey
1 month ago

Turkey: Crashes at emergency sites kill at least 35 people

Turkish authorities are investigating a pair of secondary crashes at emergency sites that killed at least 35 people
1 month ago
Turkey: Crashes at emergency sites kill at least 35 people
1 month ago

2 horrific road crashes in Turkey kills dozens

Dozens are now dead in two separate incidents including first responders and journalists.
1 month ago
2 horrific road crashes in Turkey kills dozens
1 month ago

Bus collision at accident site leaves 15 dead in Turkey

Officials in southern Turkey say at least 15 people were killed when a passenger bus collided with emergency teams handling an earlier road accident
1 month ago
2 months ago

Inflation in Turkey rises to nearly 80%, hitting consumers

Annual inflation in Turkey soared to nearly 80% in July
2 months ago
Inflation in Turkey rises to nearly 80%, hitting consumers
2 months ago

Wildfire in southwest Turkey spreads to hotel; no one hurt

A wildfire that broke out in a resort area in southeastern Turkey has been brought under control a few hours after it started and spread to a hotel that also serves as tourism training school
2 months ago
Wildfire in southwest Turkey spreads to hotel; no one hurt
2 months ago

Turkey warns it can 'freeze' Sweden, Finland's NATO process

Turkey wants the two countries to take steps to meet Ankara’s security demands.
2 months ago
3 months ago

Turkish police break up LGBTQ Pride march; 30 detained

Police in Turkey’s capital have broken up an LGBTQ Pride march and detained dozens of people
3 months ago
Turkish police break up LGBTQ Pride march; 30 detained
3 months ago

Data puts Turkey’s annual inflation at 78.6%, a 24-year high

Annual inflation in Turkey hit 78.62% in June, the highest rate since 1998
3 months ago
Data puts Turkey’s annual inflation at 78.6%, a 24-year high
3 months ago

Arrests in Istanbul as LGBTQ marchers try to defy Pride ban

Dozens detained in central Istanbul after the city banned an LGBTQ Pride march.
3 months ago
3 months ago

Big wildfire forces evacuations near Turkish Marmaris resort

More than a thousand firefighters, aided by water-dropping planes and helicopters, are battling a wildfire that erupted overnight near a popular resort in southwestern Turkey forcing dozens of home evacuations
3 months ago
Firefighters battle wildfire near Turkish resort of Marmaris
4 months ago

NATO chief: Turkey has 'legitimate concerns' over terrorism

Turkey has accused Finland and Sweden of supporting Kurdish militants.
4 months ago
NATO chief: Turkey has "legitimate concerns" over terrorism
4 months ago

Turkey's Erdogan warns Greece to demilitarize Aegean islands

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Greece to demilitarize islands in the Aegean Sea and says he is “not joking."
4 months ago
Turkey's Erdogan warns Greece to demilitarize Aegean islands
4 months ago

Turkey's Erdogan says he will run for reelection next year

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed that he plans to stand for reelection next year
4 months ago
Turkey's Erdogan says he will run for reelection next year
4 months ago

No more Turkey: Country in push to be known as 'Türkiye'

Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has sent a letter to the United Nations formally requesting that his country be referred to as “Türkiye.”
4 months ago
No more Turkey: Country in push to be known as 'Türkiye'
4 months ago

European Rights Court: Turkey unlawfully jailed Amnesty head

The European Court of Human Rights says Turkey had unlawfully detained the head of the country's Amnesty International branch for 14 months
4 months ago
European Rights Court: Turkey unlawfully jailed Amnesty head
4 months ago

In meeting with US, Turkey gives mixed signals on wider NATO

The United States is struggling to get clarity from Turkey over the severity of its opposition to Finland and Sweden joining NATO
4 months ago
5 months ago

Inflation in Turkey soars to eye-popping near 70% in April

Official data show that inflation in Turkey has soared to nearly 70% in April, as skyrocketing prices eat away at earnings and put even basic necessities out of reach for many households
5 months ago
Inflation in Turkey soars to eye-popping near 70% in April
5 months ago

Turkey launches new ground, air offensive in northern Iraq

Turkey has launched a new ground and air cross-border offensive against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq
5 months ago
6 months ago

Turkey detains former Kurdish party officials for PKK links

Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have detained 46 people, including former officials of a pro-Kurdish party, suspected of having financial links to Kurdish militants
6 months ago
Turkey detains former Kurdish party officials for PKK links
6 months ago

Turkey's inflation hits 61% climbing to new 20-year high

Yearly inflation in Turkey has hit 61.14%, climbing to a new 20-year high and deepening a cost of living crisis for many households
6 months ago
Turkey's inflation hits 61% climbing to new 20-year high
7 months ago

Turkey announces measures to protect women from violence

Turkey's president has announced a set of measures aimed at curbing acts of violence against women, a year after he withdrew Turkey from a landmark European treaty that aimed to protect women from violence
7 months ago
Turkey announces measures to protect women from violence
7 months ago

Turkish opposition vows return to parliamentary democracy

The leaders of six opposition parties in Turkey have pledged to bring back parliamentary democracy which would scrap the executive presidential system introduced by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
7 months ago
Turkish opposition vows return to parliamentary democracy
8 months ago

Turkey lowers taxes on basic foods to fight high inflation

Turkey’s president has announced a significant reduction in taxes on basic food supplies as the country faces rampant inflation and numerous protests over eroding living standards
8 months ago
Turkey to lower taxes on basic foods to fight high inflation
8 months ago

Turkey's Erdogan says he tested positive for COVID-19

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has tested positive for COVID-19
8 months ago
Turkey's Erdogan says he tested positive for COVID-19
8 months ago

Inflation in Turkey hits 20-year high of nearly 49%

Turkey’s annual inflation came in at nearly 49%, hitting a nearly 20-year high and further eroding people’s ability to buy even basic things like food
8 months ago
Inflation in Turkey hits 20-year high of nearly 49%
8 months ago

Turkish jets target Kurdish positions in Iraq, Syria; 4 die

Turkey's defense ministry says Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish insurgent positions in Iraq and Syria in a new cross-border offensive
8 months ago
Turkish jets target Kurdish positions in Iraq, Syria
9 months ago

Turkey freezes assets of 770 people for alleged terror links

Turkey has frozen the assets of 770 Turkish nationals and a Chicago-based foundation it accuses of having links to terror groups
9 months ago
9 months ago

US denies man held in Turkey for fake passport is diplomat

U.S. officials have denied an American citizen who was arrested in Turkey for allegedly providing a fake passport to a Syrian man is a U.S. diplomat
9 months ago
US denies man held in Turkey for fake passport is diplomat
9 months ago

Turkey: US diplomat arrested, allegedly sold fake passport

Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish authorities have arrested an American diplomat working for the U.S. Consulate in Lebanon for allegedly providing a fake passport to a Syrian national
9 months ago
Turkey: US diplomat arrested, allegedly sold fake passport
10 months ago

Turkey's Erdogan says social media a 'threat to democracy'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described social media as one of the main threats to democracy
10 months ago
Turkey's Erdogan says social media a 'threat to democracy'
1 year ago

Turkey: Debris from collapsed building cleared after rescues

Turkey's state-run news agency says workers are using excavators to clear debris from the site in eastern Turkey where a two-story building collapsed, injuring 13 people
1 year ago
Turkey: Debris from collapsed building cleared after rescues
1 year ago

Turkey's Erdogan: Biden will do 'his best' for F-16 sale

Turkey's President says his U.S. counterpart has told him that he would do “his best” to ensure that the U.S. Congress and Senate would approve a Turkish request to purchase American-made F-16 fighter jets
1 year ago
Turkey's Erdogan: Biden will do 'his best' for F-16 sale
1 year ago

Syrians face deportation from Turkey over banana videos

Videos of them eating bananas come amid complaints about refugees' lifestyles.
1 year ago
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Finland's leader: Turkey decision on envoys 'regrettable'

10 foreign ambassadors called for Turkey to free a jailed human rights activist.
1 year ago
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Turkey's Erdogan looks to Putin after Biden talks disappoint

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says recent talks with U.S. President Joe Biden have proved disappointing, and that his country, a NATO member, would seek closer ties with Russia
1 year ago
Turkey's Erdogan looks to Putin after Biden talks disappoint
1 year ago

Turkey evacuates some flooding victims; death toll hits 62

Turkey sent ships to help evacuate people, vehicles from a town on the Black Sea
1 year ago
1 year ago

Firefighting plane crashes in Turkey

Officials in Moscow said the Russian firefighting plane crashed while trying to land at an airport in southern Turkey.
1 year ago
Firefighting plane crashes in Turkey
1 year ago

Death toll from floods in northern Turkey reaches 38

The death toll from floods and mudslides in northern Turkey has risen to at least 38 as emergency crews search demolished buildings, swamped homes, and submerged basements for more victims and survivors
1 year ago
1 year ago

Drone footage shows devastation from Turkey wildfires

Drone footage shows the devastating aftermath of wildfires that have been raging in Turkey.
1 year ago
Drone footage shows devastation from Turkey wildfires
1 year ago

12 killed as bus carrying migrants overturns in east Turkey

The Turkish state-run Anadolu news agency reported that 12 people have been killed and 20 others injured when a minibus carrying migrants overturned and caught fire in eastern Turkey
1 year ago
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Turkey officially withdraws from treaty protecting women

Turkey has formally withdrawn from a landmark international treaty protecting women from violence
1 year ago
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Turkey's Erdogan takes first step in 'crazy' canal project

Canal skirting Istanbul will ease traffic in the Bosporus, government says.
1 year ago